Palmyboy12
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Saudia New Livery

Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:12 am

A while back it was reported that Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV) was reverting back to it's original name of Saudia after it joined Skyteam, unveiling two aircraft (a Boeing 777-200ER & an Airbus A320-200) in a Skyteam livery:


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Since May (when the announcement was made), I haven't heard or seen anything about Saudia's new livery. Are they actually going to have one (instead of simply changing the titling to Saudia)? Or are they simply too preoccupied with other issues to think of a new livery now? Any information would be quite welcome, thanks.

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HiJazzey
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RE: Saudia New Livery

Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:15 am

It's pretty much the same livery. There are small tweaks here and there, but by and large it's still the same.
Which is good IMO, because I like the livery.
 
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RE: Saudia New Livery

Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:29 am

The Royal Flight 747SP's liveries remain unchanged
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RE: Saudia New Livery

Sun Dec 02, 2012 9:31 pm

The current Saudi colour scheme is quite stunning. I hope they don't change it.
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RE: Saudia New Livery

Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:47 pm

One of the best liveries out there currently.
 
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usdcaguy
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RE: Saudia New Livery

Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:22 am

For as much as I do like the current livery, I would love to see the old green livery again done up with modern touches. Something with shades of green and Arabic calligraphy would be beautiful.

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